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  • August

    • Paying for College is More than Tuition, Room and Board

      Paying for College is More than Tuition, Room and Board HESC reminds students, families to plan for college living expenses Highlights Does your college budget include money for entertainment,...

    • Savvy Shopping for College Textbooks

      Six ways to comparison shop and save on the high cost of college textbooksHighlights: Comparison shop for college books online Save big with textbook rentals Electronic versions provide additional...

  • June

  • May

    • Summer Tan or Summer Job?

      Summer Tan or Summer Job? Highlights: Sell yourself – consider these factors when writing your resume Get out from behind the computer Be ready to answer these questions For many teens, getting a summer...

    • Seven Savvy Steps to Get Financially Fit After College

      Seven Savvy Steps to Get Financially Fit After College HESC offers tips to help you control your financial future. New college grads are excited about transitioning from life on campus to the...

    • Back at College and Broke Already

      Back at College and Broke Already  HESC offers advice to help develop a spending plan. Highlights: Spending without a plan may lead to a budget crisis Track spending to understand your current...

    • Manage Your Student Loans - The Grace Period Starts Now

      Manage Your Student Loans - The Grace Period Starts Now HESC offers guidance for recent college grads • Grace period for most federal student loans begins now. • Choose the best repayment plan for...

  • December

    • Scholarships 411

      Highlights: First stop-your high school counseling office Research colleges Think local: local and regional scholarships may be easier to win Internet scholarship search tips College scholarships...

    • Compare Your College Financial Aid Award Letters and Get to the Bottom Line

      Compare Your College Financial Aid Award Letters and Get to the Bottom Line It’s college acceptance time and letters are arriving to excited college-bound students almost daily; financial aid award...

    • ABC's of Financial Need

      ABC's of Financial Need Eligibility for need-based financial aid is based on an analysis of student and family financial need, determined by information provided on the FAFSA, the Free Application for...